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USC Alumni Win Big With Super Bowl Commercial

We sat down with actress and USC alumna Michelle LaRue '11 to talk about starring in one of the Super Bowl's hottest commercials. 

USC School of Cinematic Arts alum Scott Zabielski won $1 million through Doritos' "Crash the Super Bowl" sweepstakes. The competition invited filmmakers nationwide to write, shoot and edit a commercial for Doritos for the chance to win the lump sum of money and a "dream job with Universal."

The 10 finalists were put up online for voting, and on Sunday, viewers found out "Middle Seat" was the winner. 

We sat down with USC alumna Michelle LaRue '11, who starred in the commercial, to talk about the production process and how it feels to be a Super Bowl celebrity. 

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